Michael Jackson is a founding partner of Lindsay LLP, and is an experienced insurance litigation lawyer, having appeared at all levels of court, up to and including the Supreme Court of Canada (London Drugs Ltd. v. Kuehne & Nagel International Ltd. et al). His clients include general property, casualty and professional liability insurers.
Michael was born and raised in Vancouver, British Columbia. He obtained a Bachelor of Arts at the University of British Columbia in 1975 and a Bachelor of Laws at the University of Victoria in 1981. He was admitted to the British Columbia Bar in 1982.
Michael has practiced general insurance litigation since 1982, with a particular emphasis on products liability, occupier’s liability, personal/bodily injury (including catastrophic injury and fatal accident claims), motor carrier cargo claims and industrial accident claims (including fires, gas explosions and blasting). He also handles claims relating to construction, mining, trucking, entertainment and sports liability, motor vehicle, highway maintenance, commercial/social host liquor liability and professional liability. In addition, Michael provides advice and legal opinion on insurance coverage to general property, casualty, professional liability and travel accident insurers.
Michael has spoken at various industry events and to various industry groups, including the Canadian Risk and Insurance Management Society, and the Canadian and British Columbia Adjusters Associations. He has also spoken at Continuing Legal Education conferences, and in-house client seminars.
Michael is married with three children and lives in North Vancouver, where he enjoys a wide range of sports, including squash, soccer, skiing, sailing and cycling, as well as music, reading and travel.
*Practicing as MJ Jackson Law Corporation